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Standing Priest

Accession Number
1964/2.84

Title
Standing Priest

Artist(s)
Japanese

Artist Nationality
Japanese (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
13th century

Medium & Support
wood with trace of polychrome decoration

Dimensions
9 5/8 in. x 3 1/2 in. x 2 7/16 in. ( 24.4 cm x 8.9 cm x 6.2 cm )

Credit Line
Museum purchase for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection

Label copy
This figure may be a portrait of patriarch of abbot. It is composed of several pieces of wood which have been separately carved, joined, and painted. Crystal eyes were inserted from the back of the face. Originally, there were rich colors and cut gold leaf to represent the Indian style robe and the textile designs.

Primary Object Classification
Sculpture

Primary Object Type
figure

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
Religion
males
priests
standing

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